1743-93; Fr. Revolutionary leader, born in Switzerland: assassinated by Charlotte Corday.
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Marat Sentence Examples
Although now extremely unpopular, the Rolands remained in Paris, suffering abuse and calumny, especially from Marat.
He was in Paris in 1789, and entered into relations with Marat, Camille Desmoulins and Robespierre.
Here he came under the influence of certain terrorist prisoners, notably of Lebois, editor of the Journal de l'egalite, afterwards of the Ami du peuple, papers which carried on the traditions of Marat.
See French Revolution; Girondists; Mountain; D Anton; Robespierre; Marat, &C.
He denounced Marat's placards as inciting to murder, summoned Danton to give an account of his ministry, watched carefully over the furnishing of military supplies, and was a strong opponent of Dumouriez, in spite of the general's great popularity.